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To me, there is something superbly symbolic in ...
by Adlai Stevenson

To me, there is something superbly symbolic in the fact that an astronaut,
sent up as assistant to a series of computers,
found that he worked more accurately and more intelligently than they.
Inside the capsule, man is still in charge.
- Adlai Stevenson

Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of
emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
- Adlai Stevenson

A funny thing happened to me on the way to the White House.
- Adlai Stevenson

A free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.
- Adlai Stevenson

 

The Republicans have a me too candidate running on a yes but platform,
advised by a has been staff.
- Adlai Stevenson

Nixon is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree,
then mount the stump for a speech on conservation.
- Adlai Stevenson

There is no evil in the atom; only in men's souls.
- Adlai Stevenson

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We live in an era of revolution, the revolution of rising expectations.
- Adlai Stevenson

I will make a bargain with the Republicans.
If they will stop telling lies about Democrats,
we will stop telling the truth about them.
- Adlai Stevenson

With the supermarket as our temple and the singing
commercial as our litany,
are we likely to fire the world with an irresistible
vision of America's exalted purpose and inspiring way of life?
- Adlai Stevenson

Freedom is not an ideal, it is not even a protection,
if it means nothing more than freedom to stagnate,
to live without dreams, to have no greater aim than
a second car and another television set.
- Adlai Stevenson

We cannot be any stronger in our foreign policy for
all the bombs and guns we may heap up in our arsenals
than we are in the spirit which rules inside the country.
Foreign policy, like a river, cannot rise above its source.
- Adlai Stevenson

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

Let me bring peace into moments of chaos.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let there be peace on earth.
And let it begin with me.
- Jill Jackson Miller

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh Loud - Laugh Often
Laugh At What's Funny - Laugh At What's Sad
Laugh At Me - Laugh At You - Laugh At Life
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is your day to laugh at life,
laugh at what's funny - laugh at what's sad,
laugh loud - laugh often,
laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

I Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving -
I have gratitude for EVERYTHING
that has ever occurred to bring me to this moment.
I give thanks for the joys and the sufferings,
the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference,
the roar of my courage and the cold sweat of my fear.
I accept gratefully the entirety of my past and my present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

Life is 10 percent what happens to me
and 90 percent how I react to it.
- Charles Swindoll

Love me when I least deserve it,
because that's when I really need it.
- Swedish Proverb

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Grant That I May Radiate Thy Light, Thy Love,
Thy Healing, Thy Joy, and Thy Peace,
to All Those Around Me
and All Those in My Thoughts
This Day and Ever More.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Reverence for life affords me my fundamental principle of morality.
- Albert Schweitzer

Being part of the natural world reminds me
that innocence isn't ever lost completely;
we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
- Jewel

What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Don't believe me,
don't believe yourself,
and don't believe anyone else.
- don Miguel Ruiz

"Be like me" is not a Golden Rule.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give me a lever long enough
and a fulcrum on which to place it,
and I shall move the world.
- Archimedes

When ordinary life shackles me,
I escape, one way or another. No more walls.
- Anais Nin

Personal importance, or taking things personally,
is the maximum expression of selfishness
because we make the assumption that everything is about me.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Where there is injury let me sow pardon.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Once you label me, you negate me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
- Aristotle

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

IF it is to be, it is up to me.
- Anonymous

Promise me you'll never forget me because if I thought you would, I'd never leave.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

If I am not for myself,
who will be for me?
Yet if I am for myself alone,
of what good am I?
- Hillel

My greatest service to others is living happily,
and radiating happiness and joy to those around me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
Where there is hatred, let me sow love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

I have no need to conform to the stereotypes
others have defined for me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me.
- Helen Keller

I had forgotten how much light there is in the world,
'til you gave it back to me.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine,
a possession for all time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I Am One With Spirit and All Creation -
I give thanks for the unity of all creation
and for everything that has brought me to this moment.
I release my entire being to the gentle nurture of Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Courage is the ladder that supports me
as I ascend from Fear to Unconditional Love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
- St Francis of Assisi

When I examine myself and my methods of thought,
I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy
has meant more to me than
any talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Give me six hours to chop down a tree
and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
- Abraham Lincoln

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me
than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

RESPONSIBILITY: Fulfill the obligations that the past posts to me.
Embrace the opportunity for service based in love.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

My happiness depends on me.
- A Course in Miracles

The glow of one warm thought
is to me worth more than money.
- Thomas Jefferson

A part of you has grown in me.
And so you see, it's you and me
together forever and never apart,
maybe in distance, but never in heart.
- Anonymous

I love you because I love you.
You are a part of me, and
I need no reasons to love you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tell me what company thou keepst,
and I'll tell thee what thou art.
- Miguel de Cervantes

What you think of me is none of my business.
- Terry Cole-Whittaker

Farewell My Friend
It was beautiful as long as it lasted
The journey of my life.
I have no regrets whatsoever
save the pain I'll leave behind.
Those dear hearts who love and care...
And the strings pulling at the heart and soul...
The strong arms that held me up
When my own strength let me down.
At every turning of my life
I came across good friends,
Friends who stood by me,
Even when the time raced me by.
Farewell, farewell my friends
I smile and bid you goodbye.
No, shed no tears for I need them not
All I need is your smile.
If you feel sad do think of me
for that's what I'll like
when you live in the hearts
of those you love, remember then
you never die.
- Gitanjali Ghei

I have Gratitude for Everything
that has brought me to this moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

People understand me so poorly that they don't even understand
my complaint about them not understanding me.
- Soren Kierkegaard


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